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UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Launches New Website

The new website is aimed toward veterinarians, farmers, animal owners, and organizations. Read More

Is Your Horse Too Fat? There's an App for That

Knowing the weight of a horse can help owners better determine their animal's nutritional needs. Read More

The Role of Interferon Gamma in Foals

Reduced interferon-gamma production is associated with increased risk for intracellular bacterial infections. Read More

UK to Host Endocrine and Genetic Disorders Symposium

The symposium is open to anyone interested in learning about these disorders. Read More

Maine Chance Campus Facility Renamed for Area Veterinarian

Maine Chance Equine Campus facility will be renamed the Dr. Walter W. Zent Mare Reproductive Health Facility. Read More

New Method for Detecting Bloodworms

Strongylus vulgaris (the bloodworm) is the most pathogenic parasite infecting horses worldwide. Read More

Insulin Resistance: Not Just for Old Cushing's Horses

Study results show insulin resistance might be a concern for all aged horses, not just horses with PPID. Read More

Sri Lanka's Ambassador Visits UK, Gluck Center

The ambassador stopped by the Gluck Equine Research Center for a tour during his visit. Read More

UK College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment Name Change

The new name better communicates the broad depth and evolving scope of the college’s degrees and programs. Read More

Understanding the Differences between EMS and PPID

One researcher describes the differences between two common equine endocrine disorders: EMS and PPID. Read More

UK Ag Equine Programs at Equine Science Society Symposium

Eighteen members of the UK Ag Equine Programs attended the annual Equine Science Society Symposium. Read More

Horses Teaching Humans about Leadership

Researchers are studying how horses assist humans in personal and professional growth and development. Read More

Agriculture's Impact on Kentucky is Worth Billions

The economic impact of agriculture production, inputs, processing, and manufacturing is nearly $46.3 billion. Read More

UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo to be Held June 19

Horse owners and farm managers will be able to view a range of equipment and supplies for farms of all sizes. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Mieke Brummer

Brummer’s research focused on selenium and how selenium status affects horses' antioxidant status. Read More

Researchers Recommend Three-Tiered EIA Testing

After comparing results from current methods, researchers recommend a three-tiered approach EIA testing. Read More

UKAg Dean Scott Smith Receives Lyons Award

Nominators highlighted Smith's effective leadership during tumultuous times for Kentucky agriculture. Read More

Ky. Equine Youth Festival Celebrates the Horse

More than 2,500 school-aged children attended the 2013 Kentucky Equine Youth Festival. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Krista Cotten

Cotten’s research focuses on the effect of tall fescue sample handling and storage on ergovaline Read More

Nielsen Receives Grant for Parasite Study

The grant will allow Nielsen to study the interaction between anthelmintic treatment and vaccines. Read More

Gluck Researchers Study Ways to Advance Breeding Season

Researchers recently investigated two ways to help advance the breeding season in mares. Read More

AAEP Launches Equine Parasite Control Guidelines

An official set of guidelines for parasite control in horses is now available on the AAEP website. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Steffanie Burk

Burk’s main research focus is the development of a western blot test for Parascaris equorum. Read More

33rd Annual Alfalfa Conference Recap

This year’s conference focused on hay production for the horse and other high-quality markets. Read More

Gluck Research Foundation Releases Fourth Research Report

The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Foundation published its 2012 Research Report in March. Read More